Discover the essential steps of the Social Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Merengue and the Waltz; for students with little or no experience. Students will need to bring the following to the first session: their completed Physical Readiness Questionnaire, a bottle of water, loose comfortable clothing and preferably soft-bottom footwear. Please do not wear stilettos. Please enrol early for this course to avoid disappointment.

During the course, the focus will be on identifying the differences between Latin and Ballroom, music, stance, poise and becoming comfortable with the different movements. Time will be spent on building up confidence to dance and having an enjoyable experience. The course is flexible to suit the needs of students, providing revision and practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify Ballroom and Latin Hold, Posture and Movement
  • Identify different music, Ballroom or Latin
  • Demonstrate the dance moves taught, comfortably, in time to the music.

*PLEASE NOTE - The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students will be notified three days prior to the start of the course and are entitled to claim for a full refund of their course fees.


Students can progress onto the Beginners, Level 2 course.


Students will be assessed through tutor observation, an individual learning plan and tutor/peer feedback.

Entry Requirements

Students will be asked to complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire before the first class. These are sent out to students after they have enrolled. Failure to complete the questionnaire may result in the student not being able to participate in the class. If anyone wishes to see a copy of the questionnaire before enrolling, they may contact the Student Services team on 01635 845000 to request a copy.


This course does not lead to a formal qualification.

Home Study

Homework is not essential, although students will benefit from practising the steps at home.


Work Placement

Students do not need to be in relevant work to enrol on this course.

Fees and Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

99317 171803 20/02/2018 24/04/2018 19:45 to 21:00
Tuesday Newbury £98.00 Apply Now
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99317 171804 08/05/2018 03/07/2018 19:45 to 21:00
Tuesday Newbury £98.00 Apply Now

*Please note that concessions are only available on tuition and do not apply to any additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide information on additional costs, these fees will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. For details of fee remission for learners over 19 and 24+ loans click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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